of parties and balls to celebrate her husband's election. in about 40 minutes, president barack obama will receive the official swearing in from chief justice john roberts. he will be at the white house in the blue room. the president's family will be there with some members of the staff. it will be televised and. tomorrow, the ceremonial swearing in where thousands will be watching it on the washington mall. reporting live, randall pinkston, back to you. >> yeah, expecting thousands to be here. how difficult it is for the ordinary citizen to get a good spot to watch the ceremony? >> reporter: well, probably impossible now. here's why. >> yeah. >> reporter: it's a little late. the tickets were given to members of congress, i think about 200,000, or a whole bunch were handed out. and they have been given to constituents and people who ask for them. they are gone. and now you're saying, maybe some office buildings, well monday is a holiday. and office billings will be closed off, except for those who have access to them. that's not to say you can'